Content tagged with Software - posted in November 2005 - InformationWeek
Content tagged with Software
posted in November 2005
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Sun Says It's Free: Java Enterprise System Now Available
News  |  11/30/2005  | 
Open-source code includes Identity Management Server and Directory Server
Microsoft To Update 'Windows Live' Web Mail Beta
News  |  11/30/2005  | 
The latest release, called "Milestone 4," includes better security against phishing and spam, as well as new features such as spell checking while a person types an e-mail.
Langa Letter: Free Tools For Road Warriors
Commentary  |  11/30/2005  | 
Not everyone has (or wants) a GPS. These Web-based alternatives Fred Langa searched out make even complex route planning a snap!
Free Software Foundation To Revise GNU License
News  |  11/30/2005  | 
A first stab at the new license will be released by the FSF at a conference it's holding at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in mid-January. The final GPLv3 license is expected by spring 2007.
Software Streams Media To Mobile Devices In Real Time
News  |  11/30/2005  | 
Entertainment services company Thomson, which created the software, plans to license the technology to telecommunication carriers and cell phone manufacturers.
Microsoft Taps EPA CIO For E-Government Business
News  |  11/29/2005  | 
Kimberly Nelson will serve as the software company's executive director of E-government in its U.S. public sector business.
Windows Vista's Features Will Be Done In December, Microsoft Says
News  |  11/29/2005  | 
Final version still due in the second half of 2006, "Longhorn" Windows Server in 2007
Open For Business (Intelligence)
Commentary  |  11/29/2005  | 
"We are the most open-source-friendly traditional business intelligence vendor." That seems to be the mantra of every BI software maker these days, and they'll fall all over each other to yell it the loudest.
Business Objects, Red Hat Strike Technology Partnership
News  |  11/29/2005  | 
The firms will join in marketing and selling programs to push the open-source Linux operating system for business intelligence applications.
HP Launches Formal Utility Computing Service
News  |  11/29/2005  | 
Customers can buy access to basic IT infrastructure, including server, storage, network, operating system, and associated HP management tools, and pay per CPU hour.
KDE Upgrades Its Linux Graphical Desktop
News  |  11/29/2005  | 
Konqueror now passes the Acid2 Cascading Style Sheets test and includes an ad-block tool to filter Web page advertisements.
BI: A Worthwhile Use For Cell Phones?
Commentary  |  11/28/2005  | 
Like many of the technological devices I own, I've got a love-hate relationship with my cell phone. That said, I'm sometimes staggered by the new capabilities being built into mobile phones. Do I really want to watch TV on my cell phone? Does anyone? Is that really necessary?
Out Of Control
News  |  11/28/2005  | 
Massachusetts Siding With Microsoft In Office Format Fracas
News  |  11/28/2005  | 
In a reversal, the state of Massachusetts has thrown its support to Microsoft in an ongoing battle over office-software formats, and has launched an investigation into the state's former IT chief, who had been championing open-source software.
New Path Of Attack
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Just when patching showed progress against the worst security threats, cybercriminals shift their focus.
Feds Drive E-Health Records In Devastated Gulf Coast
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Health-care payers showed the value of electronic records during the recovery
Struggling Airlines Try Portals For Business Travelers
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Direct sales channel saves money but faces tough Web-based competition
Google Analytics Get The Thumbs Up
Commentary  |  11/23/2005  | 
The readers have spoken. And here's what they said: They like the idea of Web analytics tools from Google.
What's Missing from Business Intelligence for Supply Chains?
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Getting the big picture of supply chain performance is harder than it seems.
Adding Value to ERP
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
What is the opportunity cost of doing nothing?
A High-Priority Close
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
CFOs must put real teeth into efforts to accelerate the close.
State Of The Union
Features  |  11/23/2005  | 
It seems as if government IT projects are doomed to fail. Some are--but Uncle Sam is learning, too.
What Sarbanes-Oxley Won't Do
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Refco confirms SOX can't prevent high-level fraud.
Voice Technologies Innovate for Efficiency and Effectiveness
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Evolution of information technology will change customer operations.
The Birth of the Voice-Managed Customer Center
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Voice recording and voice analytics herald a new day in contact management. Continues Drive to Dominate On-Demand Market
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
CRM company announces new product releases and new partners.
OFR, Reporting and Business Intelligence
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Don't invest in IT just to satisfy regulations.
Golden Gate for Geac
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Company to be acquired as industry consolidation continues.
Consolidating the Chart of Accounts
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Applying Master Data Management to a long-standing problem.
Tracking Outbreaks
Features  |  11/23/2005  | 
Medical group uses a data warehouse and reporting software to monitor emergency rooms for disease trends
CFOs Face Major IT Challenges
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
The problem with IT is usually not the technology.
Cents and Sensorability
News  |  11/23/2005  | 
Developing a performance management framework can mitigate the risks of RFID.
Telecommuting: An EPA Energy Credit
Features  |  11/23/2005  | 
Software from iPass gives thousands of EPA employees easy, secure access to agency information
Tablet PCs: Stuck In A Niche
Features  |  11/23/2005  | 
Can touch-screen technology, lighter systems, and wider use of 'digital ink' move pen-based computing beyond health-care, pharmaceutical, and education markets?
Going With The Flow
Features  |  11/23/2005  | 
Flow-based network monitoring provides managers with more useful information, such as application performance and bandwidth usage.
HP Plunges Into SOA Consulting
News  |  11/22/2005  | 
Hewlett-Packard launched a suite of services to help companies move legacy applications to a service-oriented architecture.
Making Multi-Language Web Content Postings A Little Easier
News  |  11/22/2005  | 
Car rental company Thrifty uses a tool called GlobalLink to automatically pull content for translations and place it back into content-management systems for posting to the Web—all without the help of IT.
Information Builders, IBM Resellers Promote BI On Linux
News  |  11/22/2005  | 
The program will focus on bringing enterprise-level BI to Linux to all of IBM's platforms.
China Tests RFID System For Tracking Bird Flu
News  |  11/22/2005  | 
Technology from Smart-tek Solutions is being implemented at a poultry farm in an attempt to help stop the spread of the disease.
Microsoft Seeks Standards Approval For Its XML Office Format
News  |  11/22/2005  | 
The company has submitted its XML-based document format to the ECMA standards body, seeking a compromise with Massachusetts.
Database Catch-Up
News  |  11/21/2005  | 
Q&A: Microsoft Touts New Ajax Tools
News  |  11/19/2005  | 
InformationWeek talks to Microsoft Product Manager Brian Goldfarb about the trendy new Web technology called Ajax, and Microsoft's plans for tools to make Ajax development easier.
Q&A: Bill Gates On Supercomputing, Software In Science, And More
News  |  11/18/2005  | 
Bill Gates talks to InformationWeek about how work done at Microsoft Research can apply to science, medicine, and engineering; how more powerful desktop processors can improve user interfaces; and his evolving role at Microsoft.
Watching For Signs Of Bird Flu
News  |  11/18/2005  | 
North Carolina system aims to provide early warning of a deadly outbreak.
Sony Plays The Blues As Bloggers Turn Up The Volume
News  |  11/18/2005  | 
Company halts sales of CDs with content-protection software after complaints
Joel Ronning, CEO at Digital River Inc.
Features  |  11/18/2005  | 
Digital River Inc.'s CEO has this thing for water--just look at the company name. He founded Digital River in 1994 to build and manage E-commerce operations and sites for other businesses, letting them focus on what they do best.
Next Up For Cell Phones: More Business Features And Linux
News  |  11/18/2005  | 
Nokia has business users in mind, and PalmSource is moving to Linux.
CA Needs To Simplify More Than Just Its Name To Succeed
News  |  11/18/2005  | 
Better-integrated systems-management software is the message at CA World.
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